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Category Archives: Values

What Women Want at Work with LinkedIn and Step Up

Written on November 4, 2013 at 10:53 pm, by

by Stephanie Ponce, Step Up alumna On the 29th of October in the sunny city of Los Angeles, women from all walks of life met up at the Soho House to try to find the secrets about “What Women Want at Work.” In the first ever LinkedIn Discussion Series, Rachel Zoe, a successful entrepreneur, designer  Continue Reading »

Volunteer of the Month: New York’s Joya Nemley

Written on August 6, 2013 at 9:53 pm, by

Joya Nemley, a Manager of A&R Administration at Atlantic records has been a dedicated Step Up member for over 6 years. During this time, Joya has served as a mentor to our teens in the Pathways to Professions and Young Luminaries Programs as well as at College and Career Connections Conferences. Joya rarely misses a  Continue Reading »


Written on July 17, 2013 at 7:08 pm, by

Liz Dennery Sanders Luminary Circle founding member and former chair of the Los Angeles Board of Directors Liz Dennery Sanders offers Step Up members insight each month into key steps to success. We live in a hyper-connected, tech-savvy world where information flows freely online. Everything we put out there – blog posts, status updates, photos,  Continue Reading »

Volunteer of the Month: Chicago’s Wendy Betts

Written on July 17, 2013 at 12:56 am, by

A former board member and Luminary Circle member, Wendy Betts has been an indispensible supporter of our Saturday workshops.  She has secured monthly space for not one—but two programs—at her company Northern Trust.  Not only is she an active mentor each month, but she is a reliable resource when it comes to our programming needs,  Continue Reading »

Where Are They Now: Step Up alumna Lesley

Written on June 11, 2013 at 10:33 pm, by

In honor of Step Up’s 15th anniversary, we’re catching up with some of our most memorable teen programs participants who are now busy fulfilling their potential and changing the world!If you have a sibling, you know the feeling. That feeling that is one part friend, one part comrade, one part competitor, and one part role  Continue Reading »